ARF’s New Shy Dog Socialization Program

ARF has a new volunteer opportunity. We are looking for a group of people to work with ARF’s Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Dr. Barbara Pezzanite, CPDT-KA to help socialize the shy dogs who are currently residing at ARF. ARF’s Shy … Continued

4 Stars for ARF

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has just gotten word that it has once again achieved 4 stars from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. … Continued

My Lessons From Dogs to Benefit ARF

“MY LESSONS FROM DOGS” Friday, June 24 & Saturday, June 25th @ 2pm POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 18 @ 2pm Guild Hall 158 Main Street, East Hampton Written & Performed by Patrick Christiano Directed by Kate Mueth A Benefit for the … Continued

ARF & Hamptons Contemporary Fair

Hamptons Contemporary Design+Décor Fair will debut at the Southampton Elks Fairgrounds (605 County Road 39) on June 3–5, 2016, bringing the first of its kind world-class international home and decor show to the Hamptons and the Opening Night Preview will … Continued

60 Adoptions at Long Island’s Best

ARF’s Long Island Best – Pet Adoption event on Saturday, April 30 at Petco in Commack was a BIG success! Thanks to a grant by Maddie’s Fund® for making this event possible, 60 animals were adopted between the 8 participating … Continued


by Edwina von Gal Cats and dogs like to eat grass and to sleep on lawns. But is it safe? Every year Americans dump 255 million pounds of toxic chemicals on their lawns. These chemicals cause irritation to paws and … Continued

Double Duty! Meet Our New Vets

ARF is growing at a significant rate. Last year 1,477 animals—15% more than in 2014—were rescued and brought to us. With animals arriving every day, and with our Op Cat program spaying and neutering an increasing number of community cats, … Continued

1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt a Success!

ARF’s 1st annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20, 2016 was a big success! Close to one hundred people turned out for the fun and it was great to see everyone out on a chilly first day of spring! Congratulations … Continued

Pet Partners Certified!

Congratulations to ARF Dog Trainer Matthew Posnick and his former ARFan Tara. They recently were certified as a Pet Partners Team! The duo went through intense training in the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program and passed with flying colors.This huge accomplishment … Continued